August 5, 2020 – SMA’s AC-coupled storage solution is now even more versatile to suit the Australian and New Zealand market needs. With integrated secure power supply and optional backup, the SMA Sunny Boy Storage 3.7 / 5.0 / 6.0 models are now newly compatible with BYD’s latest battery system, the Battery-Box Premium HVM model. Compatibility testing between the SMA Sunny Boy Storage range and the BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS model is in progress.
“SMA’s global partnership with BYD – one of the world’s largest manufacturers of rechargeable batteries allows us to bring flexible, scalable and adaptable storage solutions to the Oceania market,” says Darren Hoffman, Sales Director at SMA Australia. “the compatibility between the SMA Su
h as a patented module plug design and locking mechanism increases ease of use and further shortens the time for installation,” says Joey Qiao, ANZ National Sales Manager of BYD Battery-Box. “we are glad to have been partnering with the leading solar inverter manufacturer, SMA to bring premium solutions to the Australian retrofit solar market.”
The SMA Sunny Boy Storage 3.7/5.0/6.0 is a high-performance battery inverter for private homes. Thanks to its multistring technology, up to three batteries can be connected to the Sunny Boy Storage at any time making larger storage systems easy to be implemented. The latest system generation of BYD’s Battery-Box Premium adds additional functionality to the modular lithium-iron phosphate (LFP) storage system and meets the toughest industry standards. The SMA-BYD storage solution covers a wide range of application scenarios with maximum flexibility and ease of use for fast and easy installation.
As a leading global specialist in photovoltaic system technology, the SMA Group is setting the standards today for the decentralized and renewable energy supply of tomorrow. SMA’s portfolio contains a wide range of efficient PV inverters, holistic system solutions for PV systems of all power classes, intelligent energy management systems and battery-storage solutions as well as complete solutions for PV diesel hybrid applications. Digital energy services as well as extensive services up to and including operation and maintenance services for PV power plants round off SMA’s range. SMA inverters with a total output of 85 gigawatts have been installed in more than 190 countries worldwide. SMA’s multi-award-winning technology is protected by approximately 1,500 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group’s parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is listed in the SDAX index.
SMA has had a presence in Australia for over 20 years and offers solutions for centralised and decentralised PV power plants as well as residential PV applications and PV hybrid projects. The local team consists of over 60 skilled engineering, sales, marketing and service staff to offer the best solutions for home, business and large-scale applications. Our experts provide support with planning and design, engineering and project management as well as installation and commissioning. SMA Australia has sales personnel across the country and a strong product distribution network with national coverage. SMA strives for improvement with regularly hosting customer training events, managing service requests and responding to technical enquiries.